Jackie Cohen shares video for “Yesterday’s Baby” and announces tour dates

Jackie Cohen has released an official video for her song, “Yesterday’s Baby.” The track is taken from her debut album, Zagg, which is out now. Adrian Vega-Albela Osorio – who also directed the video for FMK and the Zagg Chats interview series – captured Jackie with bandmate Kevin Basko scootering around familiar spots in Jackie’s Los Angeles-area neighborhood.

Jackie says about the video:

“The San Fernando valley gets a bad rap for being this dull, suburban area outside of LA, but I love the val and think people have it so backwards. What we lack in Rick and Morty themed arcade bar brunch spots, we make up for in Ventura Blvd realness, Pegasus Fashion Lounges & pure Cheesecake Factory culture. I wanted the Zagg videos to feel true to my home, the heart of the record, and for ‘Yesterday’s Baby,’ Adrian captured and hyper-saturated all the long afternoon colors. It’s vibrant and breezy and hot and sweaty. Also Kev is a sick Limer. Legitimately talented if he ever wanted to make a second career out of it.”

Jackie Cohen also announces tours supporting Molly Burch (in the U.S.) and Adam Green (in the UK and Europe). The relationship with Green is particularly notable, as he created the album artwork to Zagg and has been consistently credited as being one of Jackie’s biggest musical inspirations. See the full list of dates below, which follows tours supporting the likes of Weyes Blood, Mac DeMarco, Alex Cameron, and The Lemon Twigs.

Jackie Cohen on tour

Supporting Weyes Blood:
Jun 11 – Santa Fe NM – Meow Wolf
Jun 12 – Phoenix AZ – Valley Bar
Jun 13 – Los Angeles CA – Troubadour

Supporting Molly Burch:
Aug 20 – Taos NM – Taos Mesa Brewing
Aug 22 – Tucson AZ – 191 Toole
Aug 23 – San Diego CA – Soda Bar
Aug 24 – Los Angeles CA – Bootleg Theater
Aug 25 – San Francisco CA – Cafe Du Nord
Aug 27 – Portland OR – Mississippi Studios
Aug 28 – Seattle WA – Tractor Tavern
Aug 30 – Salt Lake City UT – Kilby Court
Sep 1 – Denver CO – Globe Hall

Supporting Adam Green:
Oct 18 – Glasgow UK – CCA
Oct 19 – Manchester UK – Soup Kitchen
Oct 20 – Bristol UK – Thekla
Oct 22 – London UK – EartH
Oct 24 – Gent BE – Vooruit
Oct 25 – Paris FR – Gaite Lyrique
Oct 26 – Amsterdam NL – Melkweg (Upstairs)
Oct 28 – Hamburg DE – Stage Club
Oct 29 – Berlin DE – BiNuu
Oct 31 – St. Gallen CH – Palace
Nov 1 – Basel CH – Sommercasino
Nov 2 – Lausanne CH – La Romandie
Nov 3 – Zurich CH – Papiersaal
Nov 5 – Vienna AT – Flex Halle

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June 11, 2019

Sleepwalkers announce ‘Ages,’ out July 19th

Today, Sleepwalkers have announced the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album Ages, to be released on July 19, 2019. With this announcement comes the title track available to stream now. The song “Ages” joins other album tracks to be released so far: “Wake Up,” “Never Enough,” “Reasons To Give Up In You,” and “Fault Is Me.” Listen to “Ages” above or wherever you stream or download.

Ages is available for pre-order now on limited edition crystal clear vinyl, black vinyl, and CD, plus a super bundle including your choice of album format with the “Fault Is Me” remix tape, logo enamel pin, and patch. All pre-orders of the album come signed!

Each track on Sleepwalkers’ Ages feels like the title song to some lost Hollywood production of the late 70s to late 80s, those formative movies that shaped young imaginations, touchstones of humor, struggle, romance and adventure. Through fourteen electrifying tracks, Sleepwalkers absorb the symbologies of American pop production and the iconographies of American rock performance with tremendous depth and feeling. Ages is a bona fide party record that is able to convey a mood of bittersweet elation through a series of well-aimed emotional arcs. The follow-up to their ‘60s fanstasia, cult-favorite debut, Greenwood Shade (2014), it feels equally effortless, backed by the band’s facility with the structures and language of pop music.

Behind this maximalist pop masterpiece are two brothers, Michael and Austin York, and Alex DeJong. Sleepwalkers are an astonishing live band possessing a sound both stadium-filling and soul-nourishing, proven over tours supporting J. Roddy Walston & The Business, The Lumineers, and The Shins. Fantastic natural songwriting, personal experience amplified to a broad lyricism, uncompromising sincerity and uncompromising commitment to ‘having a fine evening,’ all of it steeped in the vernacular culture of Richmond, Virginia.

Sleepwalkers on tour

Jun. 8 – Charleston SC – The Royal American
Jun. 16 – Columbus OH – The Basement
Jun. 17 – Chicago IL – Schubas Tavern
Jun. 18 – Spring Green WI – The Shitty Barn
Jun. 20 – St. Louis MO – Off Broadway
Jun. 21 – Athens GA – AthFest Music & Arts Festival
Jun. 22 – Athens GA – Georgie Theatre
Jun. 28 – Charlotte NC – U.S. National Whitewater Center
Jul. 20 – Philadelphia PA – Boot & Saddle
Jul. 21 – Brooklyn NY – Rough Trade
Jul. 24 – Washington DC – DC9
Aug. 1 – Raleigh NC – Neptune’s Parlour
Aug. 2 – Asheville NC – The Mothlight
Aug. 3 – Lexington KY – The Burl
Aug. 4 – Nashville TN – High Watt

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June 5, 2019

Bedouine – “One More Time”

Today, Bedouine unveils her new single “One More Time,” which will be on her album, Bird Songs of a Killjoy, out June 21st. She has previously shared “Bird,” “When You’re Gone,” and “Echo Park” from the forthcoming release. Along with the song, she has shared a video for the new track which gives a behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the strings at Capitol Studios.

Speaking of the song, she says:

“One More Time contemplates the difference between being with someone versus being alone; Whether a partnership should greatly change your life or allow you to continue carving independent paths. Khalil Gibran famously says lovers should be like two pillars holding up the same temple yet out from each other’s shadow. The song contemplates that in a cyclical relationship.”

Bird Songs of a Killjoy is available for pre-order now on lavender vinyl, black vinyl, and CD, plus a bundle including your choice of album format with a Bedouine t-shirt and hummingbird enamel pin.

Bedouine on tour

Jun. 1 – Las Vegas NV – Emerge Music and Impact Conference
Jun. 6 – Brooklyn NY – Rough Trade
Jun. 7-8 – Sonoma CA – Huichica
Jun. 13 – Los Angeles CA – The Moroccan Lounge
Jun. 26 – Durham NC – Outdoor Amp-Duke Gardens
Jun. 28 – Nashville TN – Musicians Corner at Centennial Park
Jul. 26-27 – Calgary AB – Calgary Folk Music Festival at Prince’s Island Park
Aug. 2 – Glasgow UK – Kelvingrove Bandstand (w/ Father John Misty)
Aug. 3 – Waterford IE – All Together Now Festival
Aug. 5 – The Hague NL – Zuiderparktheater *
Aug. 24 – Port Townsend, WA – Thing at McCurdy Pavilion Lawn
Aug. 25 – Denver CO – Denver Botanic Gardens *
Aug. 26 – Boulder CO – Chautauqua Auditorium *
Aug. 28 – Omaha NE  – Slowdown *
Aug. 29 – Kansas City MO – Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Helzberg Hall *
Aug. 30 – St. Louis MO – The Pageant *
Aug. 31 – Milwaukee WI – Pabst Theatre *
Sep. 2 – Hamburg DE – Elbphilharmonie *
Sep. 4 – Aarhus DK – Atlas
Sep. 5 – Copenhagen DK – Alice
Sep. 7 – London UK – Queen Elizabeth Hall
Sep. 10 – Brussels BE – Rotonde Botanique
Sep. 11 – Frankfurt DE – Mousonturm Café
Sep. 12 – Vienna AT – Arena outdoor *
Sep. 13 – Leipzig DE – Parkbühne GeyserHaus *
Sep. 14 – Berlin DE – Baumhaus Bar
Sep. 15 – Bruges BE – LEFFINGELEUREN Festival
Sep. 16 – Cologne DE – Wohngemeinschaft
Sep. 18 – Hamburg DE – Reeperbahn Festival
Sep. 20 – Nijmegen NL – Lutherse Kerk
Sep. 21 – Barcelona ES – BAM Festival
Oct. 5 – Chicago IL – Schubas Tavern
Oct. 7 – Toronto ON – The Drake
Oct. 8 – Montreal QC – Bar Le Ritz PDB
Oct. 9 – Allston MA – Great Scott
Oct. 11 – Washington DC – Songbyrd
Oct. 12 – Philadelphia PA – World Cafe Live – Upstairs
Oct. 13 – Richmond VA – Richmond Music Hall
Oct. 15 – Asheville NC – The Mothlight
Oct. 18 – Minneapolis MN – The Cedar Cultural Center

* w/ Jose Gonzalez

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June 4, 2019

Sleepwalkers release Fault Is Me Remixes – Limited edition tape out Friday

Sleepwalkers have released Fault Is Me (Remixes) today with four new takes on their latest single, with remixes by Chris De Luca, DJ Harrison, Giavos, and John Austin York.

Austin York said, “‘Fault Is Me’ is about making the same mistakes time after time and blaming others for your problems. Ultimately knowing deep down it’s been your fault all along.”

The tracks are available digitally today and will be released on a limited edition cassette tape (only 150 made) on Friday. Free shipping for all orders placed before Friday!

Sleepwalkers on tour

May 31 – Richmond VA – The Broadberry
Jun. 8 – Charleston SC – The Royal American
Jun. 16 – Columbus OH – The Basement
Jun. 17 – Chicago IL – Schubas Tavern
Jun. 18 – Spring Green WI – The Shitty Barn
Jun. 20 – St. Louis MO – Off Broadway
Jun. 21 – Athens GA – AthFest Music & Arts Festival
Jun. 22 – Athens GA – Georgie Theatre
Jun. 28 – Charlotte NC – U.S. National Whitewater Center
Jul. 20 – Philadelphia PA – Boot & Saddle
Jul. 21 – Brooklyn NY – Rough Trade
Jul. 24 – Washington DC – DC9
Aug. 1 – Raleigh NC – Neptune’s Parlour
Aug. 2 – Asheville NC – The Mothlight
Aug. 3 – Lexington KY – The Burl
Aug. 4 – Nashville TN – High Watt

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May 22, 2019

Jackie Cohen’s debut album ‘Zagg,’ out now

Today, Jackie Cohen unveils her debut album, Zagg. Zagg is the follow-up to her two introductory EPs released last year, Tacoma Night Terror Parts 1 & 2, which were called “utterly spellbinding” (The Line of Best Fit), “a stunning and complete debut” (Vinyl Me, Please), and “sleazy-listening glam” (The Guardian). The playing on Zagg – by Cohen with the Spacebomb House Band – and production – by Jonathan Rado (Foxygen) and Matthew E. White with freak-of-nature orchestral arrangements by Trey Pollard – is bright and beautiful across the whole grab-bag of love songs, laments, self-mortifications, meditations on sunscreen, hammer-anvil jams, and kit v. kit double drum cardio smash-bros looney tunes suicide pursuits.

More than one of Jackie’s many nicknames, “Zagg” is also a shout out to her uncanny ability to select an unanticipated word or musical flourish, her disarming poetic acumen, her ability to zoom in and out at lightning speed and spin a phrase into a mantra, or the opposite of a mantra. Each song on this record is its own unique little world, keeping a listener delightfully off-kilter throughout the entire affair. Here’s the record. Listen hard. Read the signs. Pack a lunch. Enjoy.

“a mainline plug into her unbroken inner monologue. These are songs that swoon and sway and sweep and jive, even if the messages are of anxiety, heartbreak and dark morbidity.” – Loud And Quiet

“bright, wonky and whimsical” – Too Many Blogs

“With her blend of dark lyrics and spell-binding vocals, Cohen’s music makes for an immersive listening experience” – Far Out Magazine

“playful… lively… spirited – The Line of Best Fit

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